1 hr 5 min

Ep. 26 - Curiosity Over Judgement, Self-Compassion and Living a Unicorn Life with Alexis Joseph The Chasing Joy Podcast

We Talk About:
Alexis’s journey to getting started with her blog Hummusapien & restaurant Alchemy Cafe How Alchemy is coming at health from both health extremes with the goal of approachability Why we share and teach what we need to learn How Alexis has grown from her clients Food issues reflecting deeper struggles in our lives Eating intuitively as the gateway to living intuitively Dieting is rooted in self-control while intuition is rooted in self-compassion Why it’s empowering to know that no one has it “all figured out” Why it’s ok to need help - in regards to eating How food and nutrition information can be interpreted in so many ways, there’s no one true answer the same way as religion and politics Alexis shares examples of intuitive eating in her life Why it’s important to acknowledge your your food rules and challenge where they came from When you listen to your body - you think about food less - free your mind for greater things Why we need to change out mindset around fitness from weight management to feeling good Your attitude around fitness matters more than your actual movement when it comes to health How self-compassion can unlock your intuition Understanding your true values to help let go of pieces of your past Finding ways to create a perspective shift How to find compassion with yourself when your body changes & why it’s ok to be upset about it Curiosity over judgement & how to handle comparison with curiosity How food freedom leads to stronger relationship Why being nicer to yourself helps you become nicer to others “S**t is not perfect, but I like it that way, and let’s talk about it”  
This Episode is Perfect For Anyone:
Who has had a past with restrictive eating or an eating disorder Is curious about intuitive eating and how it impacts other areas of life Wants to find more freedom in their fitness Struggles with comparison and judgement  
Books Alexis Mentioned:
The Light Side of the Dark Chasers Health at Every Size Intuitive Eating Body Positivity No Period Podcast: Food Psych - Why Food is Like a Religion  
Connect with Alexis
On Instagram: http://instagram.com/hummusapien/
On her Blog: http://www.hummusapien.com/
 
For Full Show Notes Visit:
http://init4thelongrun.com

We Talk About:
Alexis’s journey to getting started with her blog Hummusapien & restaurant Alchemy Cafe How Alchemy is coming at health from both health extremes with the goal of approachability Why we share and teach what we need to learn How Alexis has grown from her clients Food issues reflecting deeper struggles in our lives Eating intuitively as the gateway to living intuitively Dieting is rooted in self-control while intuition is rooted in self-compassion Why it’s empowering to know that no one has it “all figured out” Why it’s ok to need help - in regards to eating How food and nutrition information can be interpreted in so many ways, there’s no one true answer the same way as religion and politics Alexis shares examples of intuitive eating in her life Why it’s important to acknowledge your your food rules and challenge where they came from When you listen to your body - you think about food less - free your mind for greater things Why we need to change out mindset around fitness from weight management to feeling good Your attitude around fitness matters more than your actual movement when it comes to health How self-compassion can unlock your intuition Understanding your true values to help let go of pieces of your past Finding ways to create a perspective shift How to find compassion with yourself when your body changes & why it’s ok to be upset about it Curiosity over judgement & how to handle comparison with curiosity How food freedom leads to stronger relationship Why being nicer to yourself helps you become nicer to others “S**t is not perfect, but I like it that way, and let’s talk about it”  
This Episode is Perfect For Anyone:
Who has had a past with restrictive eating or an eating disorder Is curious about intuitive eating and how it impacts other areas of life Wants to find more freedom in their fitness Struggles with comparison and judgement  
Books Alexis Mentioned:
The Light Side of the Dark Chasers Health at Every Size Intuitive Eating Body Positivity No Period Podcast: Food Psych - Why Food is Like a Religion  
Connect with Alexis
On Instagram: http://instagram.com/hummusapien/
On her Blog: http://www.hummusapien.com/
 
For Full Show Notes Visit:
http://init4thelongrun.com

1 hr 5 min